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  • blog June 27, 2017

    Buika: A Musical Missionary, Part One

    In advance of Buika’s upcoming performance at the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal on July 4, we had a long and insightful phone conversation with the outspoken Spanish singer. We’re bringing it to you in two parts. Part two, … Read more »

  • blog June 27, 2017

    Buika: A Musical Missionary, Part Two

    In part two, we discuss some of Buika’s latest projects, including her new EP, a movie, and an opera….. In part one of our interview with Buika, she discussed her past, her thoughts on life, and her mission as a … Read more »

  • blog May 30, 2017

    Field Report: Presenting Creole Culture to the World–Atlantic Music Expo, Kriol Jazz in Cape Verde

    Although Cape Verde is a small country with only 500,000 inhabitants, this West African archipelago is home to many musicians and varied music styles. The 10 volcanic islands that comprise this nation, located roughly 500 kilometers off the west coast … Read more »

  • blog May 8, 2017

    Labess Explores North African-Latin Fusion

    At last month’s Atlantic Music Expo in Cape Verde, we met Nedjim Bouizzoul, guitarist, singer, songwriter and leader of the band Labess. After growing up in Algeria, Nedjim relocated to Montreal, Canada at age 18 and has released three albums … Read more »

  • blog May 4, 2016

    Concert Review: Ana Moura and Concha Buika

    Ana Moura, the Portuguese fadista, and the Spanish-born singer Concha Buika, known for coplas, flamenco and jazz, lead parallel musical lives. Both are mega-stars with strong roots in their individual musical traditions. Both have distinct voices that are constantly compared … Read more »

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